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American Airlines and Qantas receive final approval to form Joint Business

American Airlines welcomes the U.S. Department of Transportation's final approval of a joint business agreement with Qantas. American and Qantas now have the opportunity to jointly offer more products that will better serve customers flying between the United States and Australia and New Zealand. This has been a longstanding business objective of the partnership.

New service will be announced in the near future as a result of this joint business approval.

Program news

Post points daily

Points now post daily

Your points are now posting to your account daily.

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Online award booking is here

Booking award travel just got easier with American Airlines For Business.

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Airline news

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High-speed Wi-Fi

American now offers access to high-speed satellite Wi-Fi and live TV on more aircraft than any other airline. This satellite based Wi-Fi with upgraded bandwidth capacity allows travelers to stream faster, easily upload and download files and stay connected from take-off to landing.

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Boeing 737 MAX update

Our commitment to you is to run the safest and most reliable operation. To avoid last-minute changes and to accommodate customers with as much notice as possible before their travel date, we made the decision to extend our cancellations for the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft through January 16, 2020, while we await recertification of the MAX.

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Winter network update

Summer is upon us, but we're already getting ready for next Winter. American is introducing new options for winter travel by launching new service to Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as adding two new destinations in Mexico. All routes are now available for purchase.

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